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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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clerk, however arising, shall be filled by said Chief Constable unless
the Judges of said Court and said Chief Constable shall expressly find
that the filling of such vacancy is necessary for the efficient opera-
tion of said Court The positions of said Chief Constable and of all
such constables and clerks shall be positions in the Classified City
Service of Baltimore and the provisions of the Charter of said City
with respect to said City Service are hereby expressly made appli-
cable thereto, provided that, the Chief Constable ait the time this
amendment becomes effective shall continue and remain in said posi-
tion and immediately become a member of said Classified City
Service of Baltimore; all such positions shall be classified by the
City Service Commission and all appointments, promotions, trans-
fers, reinstatements, and removals with respect to such positions
shall be made only in accordance with the provisions, rules and regu-
lations of said Classified City Service in force from time to time.
Such Chief Constable and all of such other constables and all such
clerks shall receive from the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore
City such compensation as said Mayor and City Council shall pre-
scribe. Such constables and clerks shall perform such duties as may
now or hereafter be prescribed by law or rule of Court.
After adoption of this section no constable shall be appointed by
the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City pursuant to Section 42
or Section 43 of this Article IV, but constables in office upon the
adoption of this section shall hold office for the remamender of their
terms, and the constables first appointed under this section shall take
office at the expiration of such terms.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforegoing section
hereby proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of this State
shall be, at the next general election, to be held in this State in the
year 1960, submitted to the legal and qualified voters thereof for
their adoption or rejection in pursuance of directions contained in
Article 14 of the Constitution of this State, and at the said general
election, the vote on the said proposed amendment shall be by ballot,
and upon each ballot there shall be printed the words "For the Con-
stitutional Amendment" and "Against the Constitutional Amend-
ment", as now prescribed by law, and immediately after said election,
due returns shall be made to the Governor of the vote for and
against said proposed amendment, as directed by said Article 14 of
the Constitution.
Approved April 28, 1959.

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